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The EvilImp™ - No Girls Allowed

The wider world of dance is very obviously sexist toward women, it's that simple and it needs to stop. It's time to bring in the bulldozers and start from scratch.

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

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Grad Lab (UK, Southampton)

This is a(n) workshop and closes on May 1, 2016

Grad - Lab will facilitate 2 graduate choreographer's from the South regions to make performance work on recent graduate dance performers alongside one administrative role. The project aims to allow the choreographers to make the first draft of performance work to show once out of university - the project will develop the graduates own artistic voice and pathway outside of study.

Each choreographer (and dancer) will audition for their roles within this project which will culminate in the graduates sharing the work at each partner venue and take their work to set up platforms for emerging work.

Auditions and interview are:

Dates & Where/ When

Monday 9th May : Choreographers role - 2 spaces available - Paid

12-3:30pm Practical audition // 3:45pm-6:15pm interviews -Studio Theatre & Dance Studio at The Point, Leigh Road, Eastleigh, Southampton Hampshire,SO50 9DE

Tuesday 10th May : Admin // Producer support role - 1 space Paid

9am-1pm Conference Room - Interviews - Studio at The Point, Leigh Road, Eastleigh, Southampton Hampshire,SO50 9DE. Sunday 15th May : Dancers role audition - 8 spaces (25 applicants) 1-5pm Dance Studio at The Point, Leigh Road, Eastleigh, Southampton Hampshire,SO50 9DE

Please email your current CV and statement of interest to

Gradlabproject@gmail.com

by 5pm on Sunday 1st May

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published on Thursday, 28 April, 2016

Tomislav English (Belgium, Brussels) Professional Workshop

This is a(n) workshop and closes on April 29, 2016

Tomislav English and Eddie Oroyan are hosting a week-long research workshop in preparation for a 2016 creation as part of 'DanceWorks', supported by Life Long Burning (EU) and Ultima Vez. The workshop will take place from the 16th to the 20th of May 2016, for 5 hours each day, (10h-15h) at the Ultima Vez Studios in Brussels. Each day will consist of a morning class lead by either Eddie or Tomislav, then a short break, followed by an afternoon exploration/research/play lead by both.

The workshop will be free for participants, however is subject to an application process. Applications in the form of a 1-page CV, photo, video link and brief statement of interest can be sent to tom_e_english@hotmail.co.uk with the subject line 'BRUSSELS MAY WORKSHOP'. Deadline for applications is Friday the 29th of April 2016, and successful applicants will be notified by Monday the 2nd of May 2016. Applications are not limited to dancers; we encourage artists with a strong grounding in any form of performance art to apply.

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published on Thursday, 28 April, 2016

Free Fall Dance (UK, Falmouth)

This is a(n) workshop and closes on August 5, 2016

Kick start your summer and join Freefall for its 6th annual Summer Intensive - two days of vigorous physical training of the highest quality. Designed to inspire and challenge aspiring dancers (16+) through to practicing professionals, the two days offer a package of dance, Pilates and yoga classes taught by experienced local and National specialists in their field at Falmouth University's state of the art dance studios.

Freefall Dance Summer Intensive 2016
6th & 7th August

This year artists include: Nikki O'Hara (Motionhouse), James Wilton (James Wilton Dance), Luke Birch (Yael Flexer, Rosmary Lee), Charlotte Eatock (Henry Oguike, Richard Alston) Sally Knight (Cscape, Pilates Foundation), and Simon Birch

9.30am - 5pm
£95 for 2 days, £85 early bird ticket (book before 6th May)
To book visit: www.freefalldance.co.uk
Further enquiries: info@freefalldance.co.uk

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published on Monday, 11 April, 2016

James Wilton Dance (UK, London) Professional Workshop

This is a(n) workshop and closes on May 7, 2016

James Wilton Dance are hosting an intensive for professional dancers and students in professional training. A floor work based class drawing influence from martial arts, capoeira and break dance.

The class begins on the floor before moving to standing and then jumping, Emphasis is put on expanding physical boundaries, learning new ways of using the floor and using the floor safely, as well as gaining a deeper knowledge of 'tricks'.

When: 8th May 2016, 11-5pm. Where: The Place, 17 Duke's Rd, London WC1H 9PY

Participants will learn repertoire from Wilton's next touring work, as well as gaining a unique insight into Wilton's choreographic process.

The intensive will take the following format:

11.00 - 12.30 Class

12.30-1.15 Lunch

1.15 - 2.45 Rep session

Participants will learn repertoire from Wilton's next touring work, which will be touring in Autumn 2016.

2.45 - 5.00 Partner work into partner work rep and creative work.

Participants will be lead through a contact work class, increasing in difficulty, but learning the appropriate safe and mechanical ways of being lifted and lifting. This will lead into partner work rep from the new piece, finishing in a creative task.

Cost: £40.00 payable in advance by online transfer

To book please email Sarah@jameswiltondance.org.uk. The intensive has limited places so do book early to avoid disappointment!

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published on Wednesday, 6 April, 2016

Dundee City Council (Scotland) Dance Development Officer

This is a(n) opportunity and closes on April 1, 2016

Supported by the ASPIRE Dundee Manager, the Dance Development Officers will be responsible for programme design and delivery within the four ASPIRE Dance communities in schools and within the wider community:- Claypotts Castle PS, Rowantree PS, St Pius RC PS, St Vincent's RC PS including: Claypotts Castle Early Years Centre, St Pius Nursery, Rowantree Nursery St Vincent's RC PS Nursery The ASPIRE Dundee dance programme will be inclusive and accessible to all regardless of ability or background.

There are three posts available: 2 x 35 hours per week, full year, and 1 x 17.5 hours per week, full year. These posts are temporary until April 2020. Please state in your application which post(s) you are interested in.

Requirements

You will have an HND Dance or equivalent professional experience.
Responsibilities

Supported by the ASPIRE Dundee Manager, you will be responsible for programme design and delivery Supported by the ASPIRE Dundee Manager, you will be responsible for programme design and delivery within the four ASPIRE Dance communities with responsibility to plan and deliver an extensive participation programme of activity aiming to:- Improve health and wellbeing Develop skills and confidence Promote engagement in the arts and culture Enhance social interaction and build relationships Increase community participation
The Individual

You will be able to demonstrate a high level of experience in creating and delivering high quality dance programmes in formal and informal educational settings. You will also have knowledge and understanding of planning, monitoring and evaluation processes and successful experience in developing partnership working.

You will have the ability to organise your workload and time effectively, be competent in ICT, able to work alone and unsupervised and work effectively as part of a team. Excellent communication and presentation skills and a commitment to high achievement are essential. You will also be highly motivated and able to motivate others.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Dundee City Council.

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published on Tuesday, 29 March, 2016

Leverhulme Choreography Fellow (UK, London)

This is a(n) opportunity and closes on April 25, 2016

Rambert is looking to recruit its inaugural Leverhulme Choreography Fellow. This is an opportunity for a professional dancer, who wishes to make the transition to working full time as a choreographer, to spend 12 months at Rambert exploring and developing their choreographic practice.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an artist who has the ambition and confidence to make work for large-scale spaces and collaborate with artists from a variety of disciplines.

Please visit our website to download the job description and application form. http://www.rambert.org.uk/about-us/jobs-auditions/choreography-fellow/

Applications should be submitted by Monday 25 April 2016 12pm.

Please send completed applications to: Grace Hopkins, Rambert, 99 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PP or email: grace.hopkins@rambert.org.uk

Interviews for short-listed applicants will take place on Thursday 26 May 2016.

If you have not heard from us by Monday 16 May 2016, please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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published on Tuesday, 15 March, 2016

James Finnemore (UK, London) Workshop

This is a(n) workshop and closes on March 26, 2016

K5 Studio workshop with James FInnemore (Hofesh Shechter Company | Punch Drunk | Gary Clarke Company) Saturday 26th and/or Sunday 27th March 2016
12pm - 6pm. Limited to 10 spaces per day.

In class will focus on trying to create a sense of totality throughout the body, whilst being very economic with the dancer's physical energy. The class will be mostly improvisation, however some set exercises will be introduced so dancers can try and find this totality within the movement material.

The workshop will move onto more theatrical games and creative tasks, drawing on real life experience. Will still try to find a sense of economy in every decision or action, of doing no more than is necessary.

Biography:

After graduating from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, James undertook a graduate apprenticeship with Hofesh Shechter Company, performing Uprising / In your rooms as part of the Company's UK and European tours.

James was then invited to join Carte Blanche, the national company of Norway, and during that time performed works by Club Guy and Roni, La Intrusa Danza, Hofesh Shechter and Kristin & Yoshi Inao. James rejoined Hofesh Shechter in 2010, spending three years touring Uprising / In your rooms and Political Mother. Since then James has worked with Olivier Dubois, Punchdrunk, and is currently performing COAL by Gary Clarke.

About K5.

K5 Studio is located within a buzzing creative warehouse hub in North London. The residential warehouse studio has a very open and intimate energy that welcomes and nurtures each guest with open arms.

Every month Joss Carter and K5 Studio are inviting a variety of dance artists to deliver affordable, intimate and rewarding workshops to students and professionals. Each workshop day comes with a freshly cooked meal that suits your dietary needs and requirements.

K5 Studio, Arena Design Centre, 71 Ashfield Road, London, N4 1FF

1 Day £40 (including freshly cooked lunch)
2 Days £60 (including freshly cooked lunch)

To book your space please email JossCarter@btinternet.com and visit www.JossCarter.co.uk for more information.

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published on Friday, 11 March, 2016

Mark Bruce Company (UK, Somerset) Summer School

This is a(n) workshop and closes on March 11, 2016

The Mark Bruce Summer School is an intensive week's residency held in Frome, Somerset where the company has been based for the last 12 years. It is open to a small group of selected students from vocational schools and recent graduates, (16+, national and international), who are interested in the company and its work.

The Summer School provides an opportunity to work in a creative environment with company dancers, learn a wide range of repertoire including pas de deux work and participate in contemporary and ballet technique classes every day. The week culminates with an informal showing for an invited audience.

It is a technically challenging week, pushing students out of their comfort zones and providing an extension to their studies in the vocational schools.

For more information and to apply please visit the company website, link below. Please note that the deadline has been changed from March 7th to March 11th.

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published on Wednesday, 9 March, 2016

Green Candle (UK, London) Professional Development Workshop

This is a(n) workshop and closes on April 12, 2016

New for 2016! Green Candle Dance Company is pleased to announce the addition of a second day to the successful Moving into Maturity course for those interested in dance for dementia.

Moving into Maturity is a specially designed introductory professional development course for people who are working or intending to work with older people. Suitable for professional dance artists, health care professionals and students, this course will introduce you to some of the key skills needed to lead dance sessions, both seated and standing, with older people and people with dementia. Attendees are welcome to take part in the two days or join us for one of the days - depending on their interests.

Both days will include the unique opportunity to share in the knowledge and experience of participants who regularly take part in dance activities with Green Candle - the Green Candle Senior Dancers on day one, and the participants of the Remember to Dance programme for people with early- to mid-stage dementia and their companions and carers on day two. This session will be accompanied by live music.

When: 12 and 13 April 2016, 10am-4.30pm

Where: Oxford House, Derbyshire Street, London E2 6HG

Fees: One day - £70 / £50 concession; Two days - £110 / £85 concession (students, unemployed, 60+)

Day one: Leading Dance with Older People

Tuesday 12 April 2016

Led by Fergus Early, participants will take part in practical sessions for older people as delivered by Green Candle (standing and seated), including warm ups, stretching, a choreographed sequence and cool downs. A wide range of discussion about ageing and the empowerment of older people will be facilitated.

Day two: Dance and Dementia

Wednesday 13 April 2016

The special addition of our second day will address Dementia Awareness led by experts from East London NHS Foundation Trust - an Occupational Therapist specialising in dementia care and a Community Mental Health Nurse. In addition Fergus Early, will focus on the specific application of dance sessions for people living with dementia.

To find out further details and book a place please visit Green Candle's Website http://www.greencandledance.com/training/professional-development/ or contact Community and Education Manager, Vicki Busfield on vicki@greencandledance.com, or 0207 739 7722

Moving into Maturity is an excellent introduction to Green Candle's Diploma Course 'Leading Dance with Older People' accredited at Level 3 and running for 6 weekends between September 2016 - March 2017

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published on Wednesday, 2 March, 2016

Body/Landscape Workshop (UK, Cornwall)

This is a(n) workshop and closes on March 15, 2016

Body Weather - Body/Landscape: The basic training and point of departure for this workshop, Body Weather, is a comprehensive training and performance practice that investigates the intersections of bodies and their environments. Taking Body Weather into the landscape, the aim is to explore and develop consciousness of the body itself being an ever evolving landscape within a greater surrounding landscape.

Intensive workshop exploring the relationship between Body and Landscape led by Frank van de Ven (Body Weather Amsterdam)

16th - 23rd May 2016 : Cornwall, UK

Programme will include *MB -(mind/body, muscles/bones) dance training *practice of and reflection on physical and mental training *walking and wandering, silent walk, pilgrimage and nocturnal journeys *various modes of experiencing body, movement and landscape *investigating divergent senses of space and time *peripatetic records, drawing, writing *mental topography of a location, myth and genius loci *Local geology, archaeology and history.

Frank van de Ven is a dancer and choreographer who spend his formative years in Japan working with Min Tanaka and the Maijuku Performance Company. Together with Katerina Bakatsaki he founded 'Body Weather Amsterdam', in 1993, as a platform for training and performance. Since 1995 he conducts with Milos Sejn the interdisciplinary Bohemiae Rosa Project, connecting body and landscape with art, geology and architecture.

For a pdf flyer with more information please contact: neilandsimone@yahoo.co.uk
Cost:

£ 320 (Student/unwaged £ 280) (when full price is paid before 1st of April 2016)

Application details:

Please apply before 15th of March 2016 by sending a short c.v. and motivation letter to Frank van de Ven,frank.bwa@xs4all.nl . Upon acceptance you will need to send an enrolment deposit of £ 70 to confirm your reservation.

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published on Saturday, 27 February, 2016

James Wilton Dance (UK, London) Intensive

This is a(n) workshop and closes on April 21, 2016

James Wilton Dance are hosting an intensive for professional dancers and students in professional training. Participants will learn repertoire from Wilton's next touring work, as well as gaining a unique insight into James Wilton's choreographic process.

When? 24.04.2016 11.00 - 17.00pm

Where? Moving East, St Matthias Church Hall, Wordsworth Rd, London N16 8DD

The intensive will take the following format:

11.00 - 12.30 Class

A floor work based class drawing influence from martial arts, capoeira and break dance. The class begins on the floor before moving to standing and then jumping, Emphasis is put on expanding physical boundaries, learning new ways of using the floor and using the floor safely.

12.30-1.15 Lunch

1.15 - 2.45 Rep session 1

Participants will learn repertoire from Wilton's next touring work, which will be touring in Autumn 2016. This section of repertoire will be about using fluidity to generate power and moving as expansively as possible.

3.00 - 5.00 Rep session 2 into creative work

Participants will learn another phrase from Wilton's next work, this time based around more animalistic and rhythmic qualities. After learning the work participants will explore the choreographic devices used to generate the material in groups.

Cost: £40.00 payable in advance by online transfer

To book please email Sarah@jameswiltondance.org.uk. The intensive is limited to 20 places so book early to avoid disappointment!

The address of the intensive is: Moving East St Matthias Church Hall, Wordsworth Rd, London, N16 8DD

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published on Tuesday, 16 February, 2016

Jasmin Vardimon Company (UK, Kent) Workshops

This is a(n) workshop and closes on March 14, 2016

A week long intensive and insight in to JV2: Professional Development Certificate. An opportunity for students in vocational or equivalent training and professionals to explore and gain an insight to the working practices of Jasmin Vardimon Company as well as experience a taste of the JV2: Professional Development Certificate.

The four days will include daily technique classes, repertory and creative sessions in dance and theatre practices and is an opportunity to develop as a versatile performer both technically and creatively in the company's home - The Jasmin Vardimon Production Space, Ashford, Kent.

Dates: Tuesday 29th March - Friday 1st April 2016
Times: 10:00am - 18:00pm
Cost: £200 for the full week or £55 per day
Venue: The Jasmin Vardimon Production Space,
The Stour Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PL
Suitable for: Dance students in vocational training or professional dancers

Aged 18+

Booking

Places will be managed on a first come first served basis. To book your place email: eduadmin@jasminvardimon.com. Please ensure you provide the following information:

Name
Email
Address
Phone Number
Medical Information if applicable
Emergency Contact
Dance Experience
Age

We are pleased to announce there is one Bursary available to a participant who would otherwise be unable to attend the JV2 Open Week due to financial circumstances. To apply please submit a short statement as to why the JV2 Open Week would be of benefit to you and why you are need of financial support. Deadline for Application: Monday 14th March 5pm.


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published on Tuesday, 16 February, 2016

Dance Italia (Italy)

This is a(n) workshop and closes on May 31, 2016

Announcing the sixth edition of DANCE ITALIA: a summer dance intensive bringing world-renowned, cutting-edge, contemporary choreographers and teachers to a select group of advanced level dance students in an open and professional environment in Italy. This program offers a rigorous dance experience in a profound atmosphere of cultural exchange.

Previous editions have included students and teachers from Belgium, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Norway, Poland, Spain and the US.

When & Where: Dance Italia 2016

Agropoli - July 10-15 Classes run Sunday through Friday concluding with a performance at the beautiful Castello Aragonese.

Choreographic platform:

Distinguished Improvisation teacher Piero Leccese and New York based choreographer Stefanie Nelson will create new work with students in a collaborative setting. This condensed 6-day intensive, creative process will provide students an intimate and exceptional professional experience.

Lucca - July 18-August 5 Classes run Monday through Friday, in the picturesque city of Lucca, located on the Tuscan coast of Italy.

Dance Italia offers guided tours, meal plans, and the unique opportunity to access Italian culture while pursuing creative and artistic fulfillment.

Workshops Involved:

COUNTERTECHNIQUE, Taught by Elita Cannata

DAVID ZAMBRANO'S FLYING LOW TECHNIQUE , Taught by Cristina Planas Leitão

GAGA/BAT-SHEVA REPERTORY, Taught by Shaked Dagan

*Each workshop can be taken separately without registration of the full program*

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published on Thursday, 11 February, 2016